Category: Risk Management


Five employment law changes you need to be aware of in 2020
January 30, 2020

Five employment law changes you need to be aware of in 2020

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As we head into the start of a new year, we look at five critical employment regulation changes every UK commercial enterprise needs to be aware of heading into 2020. What important UK employment law changes come into effect in 2020? With the Government mired in the complications of Brexit, many employment law developments in…

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Windstorm protection – loss prevention guide
January 13, 2020

Windstorm protection – loss prevention guide

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High winds and heavy rain can cause damage to properties, and flying debris poses a risk to your buildings, vehicles and any people caught out in the storm. Building maintenance carried out by skilled, competent people is the best line of defence against extreme weather. It helps prevent the elements penetrating walls and roofs to cause further damage to stock…

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Ascend begin fundraising for The Belsteads RDA
July 23, 2019

Ascend begin fundraising for The Belsteads RDA

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Ascend are delighted to support The Belsteads RDA, a local charity based in Chelmsford providing disabled children in the local community the opportunity to learn to ride and interact with horses. The Belsteads School is situated within 11 acres of paddocks and links directly to a 150-acre nature reserve. The curriculum will take advantage of…

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Ascend are shortlisted for two awards at the British Insurance Awards 2019
April 7, 2019

Ascend are shortlisted for two awards at the British Insurance Awards 2019

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We are delighted to announce that Ascend Broking Group have been shortlisted for two awards in the British Insurance Awards 2019. The categories we have been shortlisted for are: Commercial Lines Broker of the Year – SME/Mid-corporate Insurance Start-up of the Year The 25th British Insurance Awards! In this historic year the BIAs will continue…

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Ascend move open new office
April 1, 2019

Ascend move open new office

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We recently moved into our new office located within the heart of the Chelmsford Business Park in Chelmsford. Located at 21 Springfield Lyons Approach, Chelmsford Business Park, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 5LB the new office features meeting rooms, open trading floor and a meeting area. We look forward to welcoming you for a coffee at our…

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Six ways thieves can break into a car and how to prevent it
February 13, 2019

Six ways thieves can break into a car and how to prevent it

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Fending off the techno-thieves THE DAYS of hotwiring cars are long gone. Today’s thieves use a variety of sophisticated techniques to gain access to cars and start the engine. The police, car makers and the insurance industry are playing catch-up as techniques evolve and adapt quickly to modern cars. These measures are having some effect…

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Winter Risk Management Guide
January 9, 2019

Winter Risk Management Guide

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We have put together information on common risks, from extreme weather damaging buildings and causing dangerous driving conditions, to keeping your staff safe. Plus, in each section there are links to more detailed information and risk assessment checklists, which you can tailor to your business. Plus, in each section there are links to more detailed…

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Commercial Insurance Awards 2019 Finalist
December 21, 2018

Commercial Insurance Awards 2019 Finalist

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Congratulations to the whole team at Ascend Broking Group for our recent achievements in the Commercial Insurance sector. We are shortlisted for SIX awards at the annual Commercial Insurance Awards 2019 hosted by CIR Magazine.   Categories: Broker of the Year Categories: Regional Broker of the Year Categories: Growth Business of the Year Categories: Initiative of the Year Categories: Claims Team of the Year Categories: Social…

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Legal News – three items of interest for the construction community
November 2, 2018

Legal News – three items of interest for the construction community

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Phoenixing – Construction bosses who phoenix firms could now face fines or bans Construction is one of the UK industries that suffers the most from ‘phoenixing’ – folding a firm to avoid debts then starting up a near identical business with a new name. Now directors who do this could face hefty fines or be…

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Covernotes 2018 Summer Newsletter
August 31, 2018

Covernotes 2018 Summer Newsletter

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Summer 2018 Covernotes Newsletter Please download our 2018 summer newsletter In these covernotes we include: The insurance implications of Britain becoming a nation of fly-tippers Helping to make the Claims experience less painful Data keeping drivers safe on the road by getting to know their good and bad habits Leave no stone unturned with Silicosis…

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